Royce Hatfield was born in Missouri on 12 July 1919. Served in the Navy during World War II and was a Pearl Harbor survivor. He died on 12 February 1988 at River Grove, Illinois. He was buried with full military honors in Arlington.
Michael Robert Patterson was born in Arlington and is the son of a former officer of the US Army. So it was no wonder that sooner or later his interests drew him to American history and especially to American military history. Many of his articles can be found on renowned portals like the New York Times, Washingtonpost or Wikipedia.
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